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Glen Russell
Glen Russell

Glen has enjoyed a long and highly successful career in the upstream oil and gas industry in Canada and internationally with specific expertise in the areas of operations, development, marketing and finance. Between 1993 and 1995 he was the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Gulf Canada Resources. He was responsible for operations in Canada, Russia and Indonesia, which generated annual revenues in excess of $700 million.

Between 1995 and 1997 Glen was President and Chief Operating Officer of Chauvco Resources and lead the company to production of more than 40 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day and annual revenues of more than $250 million.

For a three and a half year period starting in 1998, Glen was Executive Advisor to CIBC World Markets, which provided corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions and other advisory services to Canadian, U.S. and international oil and oilfield services companies. During his period at CIBC World Markets, he was a member of the team advising on more than $4 billion of transactions.

He serves or has served on a number of boards of publicly traded, private and not-for-profit organizations including Primewest Energy Trust, Laricina Energy, Evoco, Sonic Mobility, Northrock Resources, Petro Andina Resources, Syncrude Canada, Canwest Gas Supply, Chauvco Resources and the Centre For Frontier Engineering Research.

Glen obtained his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manitoba in 1969, was a member of the Senior Executive Program, Sloan School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989 and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta.